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Average Salary for Citibank Employees

Operating out of New York City, N.Y., financial services company Citibank employs talent in positions ranging from Personal Banker to Banking Branch Manager. The average Citibank employee earns $70K per year. For the most part, employee paychecks at Citibank fluctuate depending on your role at the company; your experience level and where you live also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Citibank typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
below market
Employer: Citibank
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Personal Banker (22)
$36,421 - $57,566  
[-]Personal Banker (22)
Salary$34,896 - $53,355  
Bonus$1,007 - $19,866  
Commission$876 - $16,734  
Total Pay$36,421 - $57,566  
[+]Teller (16)
$18,932 - $32,677  
[+]Teller (16)
Bonus$49.71 - $1,405  
Total Pay$18,932 - $32,677  
[+]Branch Manager, Banking (15)
$64,447 - $102,747  
[+]Branch Manager, Banking (15)
Salary$57,812 - $93,128  
Bonus$4,055 - $15,152  
Total Pay$64,447 - $102,747  
[+]Bank Teller (14)
$20,280 - $38,960  
[+]Bank Teller (14)
Salary$21,172 - $41,028  
Bonus$64.71 - $1,802  
Total Pay$20,280 - $38,960  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 582

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New York City, New York 


Financial Services, Finance, Investment banking

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The highest paychecks go to VPs of Information Technology, who earn an average $137K annually, closely trailed by IT Business Analysts ($87K), Banking Branch Managers (approximately $75K), and Compliance Analysts (around $56K). Personal Bankers make an average $40K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Citibank for between five and 10 years earn about $74K per year on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $54K annually on average. The largest fraction of Citibank people (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn approximately $92K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($99K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Dallas, Texas (about $85K), Irving, Texas (around $82K), and Tampa, Fla. ($67K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Buffalo, N.Y. — at about $44K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in New Jersey, where the average salary is $89K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers earn $148K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn $122K per year on average. Citibank workers who hold a Master of Science (MS), Computer Science (CS) are also well compensated, earning around $157K on average.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $82K annually. A common skill in Citibank's work force is Data Analysis; about a seventh of survey participants report using it on the job. Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Banking were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky few (31 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. Almost all survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. Citibank provides health insurance to a large number of workers, and most workers do receive dental coverage. Some other perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Citibank


44 %
56 %
$36,272 - $97,749
$41,306 - $116,119
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 113 votes.
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